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tie sod said it would be nice if the president focused on jobs and the energy crisis in the second term. >> jobs has not gotten lost. energy, the push too renewal energy, immigration reform starting off, of course, with the efforts to reduce gun violence in the country and climate change. climate change part of the renewal energy those are priorities for the president. i think in these first 18 months before people start saying, he is a lame duck. don't pay any attention to what he is doing. the first 18 months, we are going to see some action on those news. lois from new york. >> i am going to turn the phone down. i was listening to you. i was thinking about the things you thought president obama has done so well. i thought he was in my dreams? i just finished saying everything. i think he has done a great job on all of that. i remember, bill, when he first came to. i remember him signing the legislation into law where women could get equal pay for equal work. >> that was the first one, first one he signed. >> i remember when i was in college my
.s. putting its own fiscal house in order to be a leader on the world stage. kerry, a long-time clean energy advocate says it is a $6 trillion market worth millions of american jobs and we need to get in the game. >> the solution of climate change is energy policy. and the opportunities of energy policy so vastly outweigh the downsides that you are expressing concern about and i will spend a lot of time trying to persuade you and other colleagues. >> he was less committal about whether he would approve the keystone pipeline because it would cross the border between the u.s. and canada. kerry is expected to get a positive recommendation from the committee and if you will confirmation from the full senate next week. back with more bill press after the break. stay with us. alright, in 15 minutes we're going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'
not paying attention to the right targets in terms of where our political energy has gone. so much energy goes into u.s. senate races the white house, congressional races and nobody's paying attention to state legislatures or to governors. >> yeah. >> bill: so here, the republicans take over and what do they do? right? they push through this stuff both the electoral college or these voter suppression measures. and there is nothing congress can do about it. nothing the white house can do about it. right? >> right. democrats may have naively thought they surely wouldn't try something like that but it is true republicans put more money and effort into state legislative races. they have a broader network out into state capitols than democrats generally speaking. >> every 10 years, it's important because that's when the districts are redrawn. >> right. >> right. good for you being on top of this. is there anything, any efforts to undo it or anything people can do? >> there is no organized effort yet that i know about. >> any organization like people for the
an stark choice either accommodate the president's agenda off immigration, guns, energy and social programs and hope to take the liberal edge off of some of those or basically continue as they have been doing. dig in as the last bull wells fargo bank against a re-elected president and accept the political risks. they have this fork in the rode. or are they going to be the party to get things done but moderating? >> i think that's right on. there are childrens in the republican armor. if you look at what's happened in the last couple of weeks or so, republicans caved on taxes on new year's eve. i think obama peeled away 85 republican votes on tax hikes. what happened to this once, you know, rock-solid g.o.p. caucus even paul ryan voted with the president on that their bluff has been called on the debt ceiling. we don't want to shut down the government. so, it looks like republicans are fighting among themselves. so this debate is already underway in the republican party. >> yeah. the. >> the president understands this. that combined with the 332 e
incentives for green energy and he could kill the keystone pipeline. more next. it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: president obama tells republicans we don't have to settle all the debates about the proper role of government. we just gotta get something done! now! were they listening? hello, everybody. good to see you today. it is tuesday, january 22nd. morning of a the big day here in washington, d.c. great inaugural ceremony yesterday. very colorful inaugural parade. hope you were able to catch all of it. tell us what you thought about it this morning here on our "full court press." give us a call at 1-866-55-press. we were there ef minute of it. up close and en
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